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Icon of the event A Healthy Aging Brain: Contributing Life Style Factors
Mon Aug 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Emily Nalder, Rotman Research Institute, describes functional changes linked to aging and how aspects of our lifestyle, such as diet, sleep and exercise habits contribute to brain health. Dr. Nalder is an occupational th...

Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

A yoga instructor will teach basic methods of meditation and tension - relieving stretches.Participants should wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel....


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Sat Sep 20
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Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Are you dizzy? Feeling off-balance? Afraid of falling? Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses the causes of dizziness and vertigo. He will explain what can be done to alleviate these symptoms, improve your balance and p...

Icon of the event The Fruit Hunters
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

The Fruit Hunters is a documentary which examines culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits...

Icon of the event Need to Know?: Cleansing and Diets
Thu Oct 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn what you need to know about cleansing and diets. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Alcohol:  The Delightful Poison
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Marilyn Herie discusses alcohol and why women and older adults are at higher risk for alcohol-related problems. This talk looks at the physical effects of alcohol, including its challenges to the brain and the immune sys...

Icon of the event The Market: A documentary by Rama Rau
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Free screening of The Market by Toronto filmmaker Rama Rau....

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Sep 11, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. Call 416-393-7209 to register.

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Need to Know?: Drugs and Supplements
Thu Nov 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn what you need to know about drugs and supplements. To register call 416-393-7209.